Basically a very embarrassing situation both parties would probably like to forget. This can happen to ANYONE (Who the hell cares about gender? This can happen to homosexuals, too. Not only straight people want to find love).

A asks out B, but B doesn't want to complicate the relationship they already have (because maybe they're good friends, and no one likes loosing the chemistry or bond they have with a close friend).

In other words, not wanting to be more than just friends with someone that has feelings for you that are beyond friendship.


"Hey, B. I like you. I've liked you for quite a while now, actually. Will you go out with me?"

"WHAT? Uh, I-I can't do that, A. I'm sorry. I just want us to stay friends. Nothing more..."



by Doesitevenmatter?No. August 03, 2012
1. The hellish place that a man will find himself in if he does not immediately place a woman he is beginning to form a relationship with below him and make his shallow sexual intentions the focus. This occurs most often when a man decides he likes a woman and actually has enough respect for her to treat her with dignity.

2. A term used by some women to excuse their complete lack of sexual attraction to a man who has recently made it clear they are interested in a relationship. This is mostly due to Disney movies, which give women unrealistic expectations and a sense of entitlement to a "Prince Charming."
Poor Bastard: (What they're saying) Hey, I've really enjoyed getting to know you these past few weeks. (What they're thinking) Hey, I've really enjoyed getting to know you these past few weeks.

Selfish Bitch: (What they're saying) I know! You're such a great friend! (What they're thinking) I have too! You're so good at listening to me complain!

Poor Bastard: (What they're saying) Well, that's the thing, I think I'd like to be more than friends. (What they're thinking) Well, that's the thing, I think I'd like to be in a relationship with you.

Selfish Bitch: (What they're saying) But I wouldn't want to ruin our friendship! (What they're thinking) I can't comprehend the fact that you legitimately care for me, and since I'm more sexually attractive than you are I'm going to use your feelings to my emotional advantage! Enjoy being used in the friend zone!

Poor Bastard: (What they're saying) I get that, let's stay friends! (What they're thinking) I'm going to go kill myself!
by anjrou October 24, 2011
Basically when you fail to really impress a girl you end up in this shit hole. Its not quite hell but its not near heaven, its basically limbo, basically put you've got a football star who gets both his knees shot out and thats your comparison, very similar to your dogs dead but you can keep it if you want. See "I dont like you like that" and "lets just be friends". Woman's way of making trolling. Yes I have been trolled.
Friend-zone examples:

Bob: Hey Casey want to go out? *braces for the friend-zone*
Casey: Bob I don't like you like that I'm sorry lets just be friends
Bob: sure.....
Bob: *thinking*: shit shit shit i'm getting the fuck out of this
Bob: Yeah Casey friend-zoned me, definatly just wasted 4 weeks of my life and a good chunk of cash......
Tom: trolled!
Bob: Yeah....
by CTU_FieldAgent200 May 17, 2010
A term used to vilify a woman for excercising her right to say no. One day the male gender just decided that if you're friends with a woman or nice to her that she's obligated to date you and if she doesn't she's a horrible person. Women are put in the friend zone too, but society vastly ignores this fact. It's usually guys who go after extremely attractive women, and when they're rejected they think of this woman as shallow even though he himself is shallow for only pursuing women he sees as beautiful or pretty.
Bob: Wahhh! Suzy put me in the Friend Zone!

Joey: Forget her! All women are evil!

Suzy: Excuse me? Not only did I loose one of my closest friends because it turns out they were only pretending to be my friend in hopes of getting in my pants, but somehow this all makes me the villain here?
by Wecanjustbefriendsokay? February 03, 2012
The worst fucking place on earth. usually occurs with nice guys because girls are shallow and love dickwads. im there im never getting out. if youre there then god help you if youre not, youre probably a douchebag to your girlfriends.
Me: hey.. i really like you.. do you wann go on a date sometime:

Girl: i think we should stay friends. sorry :/

me: (in head) why does god hate me?

me: ok so i take it im too ugly and nice, im going to take steroids and abuse girls i like emotionally and physically now.

girl: *goes on about how assholes dont get girls*

me: lying bitch

and this is why the friend zone sucks.
by ihatemylife1234567891011 September 11, 2011
The state of being just a friend to somebody, usually for a very long time.
"Better to be an enemy than to be in the friend zone."

by kw1kw1 December 11, 2011

The friendzone is a terrifying place for young men, as it resides deep in Satan's ass crack. When a young man attempts a romantic/sexual relationship with a woman and is rejected due to her disinterest, he dramatically exclaims that he is in the friendzone. The woman insists that they are 'just friends' but the young man cannot comprehend, as the dating pool has always looked like an arcade to him, and women the machines that you insert kindness coins until sex or a relationship falls out.

Then the man blames the woman for his inability to land a date/girlfriend/someone to cradle his balls. 3 magical symbols appear, to guide him into the friendzone. First, his fedora descends from the heavens, embellished with naked ponies. Then, it starts raining Monster drink, and the man is soaked in the presence of excessive sugar and whining. Finally, he emits a warning call (most likely by trolling on Reddit) and finally the friendzone swallows him.

We are not sure what happens in the friendzone itself, but the faint echoes of "I'm a nice guy" can be heard all the way from the ass crack of Satan. It's truly a terrifying place, where one can lament about other women's shortcomings and call them "bitches, sluts and whores" when the whining just won't cut it.
Woman: "I think we should be friends."

Woman: "I'm just not interested in you."

by bronybasher69 June 03, 2014

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